September brings back to school and also a dynamic start for the new era of Youth Leadership Programs (YLPs) and Gavel Clubs in District 55!
The following are programs which are currently underway or are about to start in San Antonio and Austin. We need a large cadre of volunteers to help sustain these programs.
Please contact Humberto Vela firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for any of these opportunities. You will be put in contact with the appropriate coordinator.
- YLP at John Marshall High School San Antonio (program ongoing for the last 11 years)
- YLP at Brandeis High School San Antonio (new program)
- YLP at Holmes/Health Careers High School San Antonio (new program)
- Gavel Club at Highway 151 and Potranco San Antonio (club is forming by August 21)
- Gavel Club at Wrenn Middle School in San Antonio will start in September
- YLP at John Jay High School for English Language Learners will start in September
- YLP/Gavel Club at Henry A. Guerra Jr. Branch Library 7978 Military Dr. W. in San Antonio
- Gavel Club in Central Austin Area site to be finalized by September 1
- Shiksha Private School Austin Area plans to meet Sundays from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm Would like Speech and Debate clubâ
The High School programs in San Antonio are associated with the Gifted and Talented Programs and in particular the Independent Study and Mentorship classes in the GT Programs. So there is your lead!
Below are some details of the programs